Find someone who calls himself a “full-stack developer” and smack him right across the face for being a liar or terrible. (Umm, don’t really do this: Violence is wrong.)I’ve not run the numbers, but I estimate that less than 1 percent of the developer population can make an adequate-looking webpage and a fully optimized data storage layer, let alone business logic. Just because you made everything JavaScript doesn’t solve that fundamental problem. Most papers on quantum physics are in English; I speak English but I’m not automatically a quantum physicist.

As one developer I know put it, that’s “boss-logic.”[ InfoWorld’s quick guide: Digital Transformation and the Agile Enterprise. | Download InfoWorld’s essential guide to microservices and learn how to create modern web and mobile applications that scale. ]
The truth is that most of the applications we do in business are simple.

They’re basic CRUD applications: Take some form data, shove in a database, display it later or possibly do a basic kind of report thing. Maybe there is a little bit of workflow, but probably not much.

They don’t even have to look that great. We’re all “full-stack developers” for that stuff.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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